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Monetizing Information is More Than Just Selling Your Data

by Doug Laney  |  July 26, 2016

According to various dictionary definitions, to monetize something is “to convert an asset into or establish something as money or legal tender.” But Investopedia goes on to suggest, “The term monetize...

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Hype Cycle for Life Science R&D

by Michael Shanler  |  July 25, 2016

This year, we unveiled a brand new hype cycle, one that is 100% Life Science R&D-focused. “… the moon does not present the same face every day. It waxes, or grows larger, until...

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Research Retrospective for 2015

by Nick Heudecker  |  December 16, 2015

With another year coming to a close and the focus on 2016, it’s always interesting to look back at the research I was able to publish this year with my...

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Gartner Shares Findings from North Pole Inc. Big Data Assessment

by Doug Laney  |  December 16, 2015

Going into the 2015 holiday season, North Pole Inc. (ticker: XMAS), the leading global distributor of presents to good girls and boys, called upon Gartner to assess and advise on its...

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2014 Life Science Hype Cycle has published

by Michael Shanler  |  August 5, 2014

Fifty technologies are profiled by Gartner analysts in this year's Hype Cycle for Life Sciences, 2014.    This is the most densely packed hype cycle since the LS HC  introduction...

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Stream Processing is The New Black for Smart Grid Analytics

by Chet Geschickter  |  March 5, 2014

Unfortunately for utilities - and fortunately for technology vendors - the current installed base of business intelligence software is not, generally speaking, up to the task of creating business insights...

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Predictions for 2014: Mind the (R & D IT) Gap

by Michael Shanler  |  December 13, 2013

When the snow starts to fall in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere, and the Southern Hemisphere packs their Bermuda shorts and suntan lotion…this signifies only one thing at Gartner: ...

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Batman on Big Data

by Doug Laney  |  November 13, 2013

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To Twitter You're worth $101.70

by Doug Laney  |  November 12, 2013

Prior to Facebook’s IPO, I published a piece in the Wall Street Journal suggesting what the economic value of one of its active users was at the time: To Facebook...

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Twitter’s Secret Nest Egg is in Plain Sight

by Doug Laney  |  November 8, 2013

With all the chirping about Twitter’s ability or inability to generate sufficient revenue via advertising income, it is important to consider an alternative revenue potential even more significant: syndicating its...

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